The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

A Park resident holds up a tribute art piece for George Floyd June 6. The city held a memorial in commemoration of Floyds life.

Human Rights Commission hosts George Floyd Memorial Walk

Jacob Khabie June 8, 2021

Struck by the significance of community engagement after attending a memorial for George Floyd, senior Ella Miller said the fight for social justice is not over. “There was success in the Derek Chauvin...

The St. Louis Park City Council voted to allow two youth voting members on four commissions Jan. 4. City Council members passed the ordinance unanimously.

St. Louis Park to allow two youth voting members on four commissions

Talia Lissauer January 11, 2021

After participating in an internship looking at disparities between students of color in advanced versus regular level classes with the district office, junior Li Livdahl wanted to continue being active...

Senior Amaya Fokuo gives a presentation to students. Fokuo is the chair of the Human Rights commission that will decide the winner of the award sometime in early 2020.

City to name Human Rights Award recipient

Sam Swisher February 6, 2020

Before the winner of the Human Rights Award is chosen, city community organizer Darius Gray said the award is given to people who focus on equality. “It means that you are someone who works toward...

Senior Amaya Fokuo informs students about the upcoming Black History Month show on Feb. 28. Amaya is also the head of the Human Rights Commission.

Senior elected as youngest chairwoman for human rights commission

Samantha Klepfer January 21, 2020

What is your role in the city of St. Louis Park? My current role is Human Rights (Commission chairperson) for the city. I was appointed about two years ago and I was reappointed a couple months ago....

A naturalist shows off a snake to some children attending the Saint Louis Park Annual Ice Cream Social May 13 at the ROC.

25th Annual Ice Cream Social brings community together

Sophie Olmen and Hayley Westwood May 17, 2018

Senior Lindsey Prestholdt said she has attended the Ice Cream Social in previous years and it has always been a positive experience. “I think it’s really great. I’ve come to the Ice Cream Social...

The Park Human Rights Commission recognizes Chana Shagalow with the 2016 Human Rights Award at a City Council meeting. The commission is currently accepting nominations for the 2017 award, among other activities.

Human Rights Commission searching for student

Eli Curran-Moore December 18, 2017

The Park Human Rights Commission is currently searching for a youth member, according to Chair Sara Wilhelm Garbers. Garbers said a youth presence on the board is important to give the city a youth perspective...

Senior Isaac Mintzer signs his certificate of appointment after being sworn in to the Golden Valley Human Rights Commission on July 18.

Senior serves on city commission

Eli Curran-Moore October 26, 2017

When senior Isaac Mintzer joined the City of Golden Valley Human Rights Commission, he joined with serving his community in mind. Mintzer said this stems from childhood commitments. “Since I was little...

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